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Now in its 11th printing (over 40,000 copies sold)


The Saint Barbara Church community is proud of its award-winning cookbook, The Grecian Plate. It is a cookbook that captures the spirit and essence of Greek cuisine with ts nearly 300 reciped lovingly collected and passed on from generation to generation.  Now, in its 11th printing and sporting a new, more durable cover, the cookbook is a tested best-seller having won the prestigious R.T. French Tastemaster Award as the 'best community cookbook' in the nation.

With its wide range of recipes from appetizers to desserts, and beautiful embellishment with fascinating notes on the history and culture of Greece as it relates to food, The Grecian Plate is a great gift idea.  It is a proven fundraiser, and Church communities througout the United States, and as far away as Australia, Nova Scotia, and Canada have consistently ordered in bulk quanities to sell in their own bookstores or at their church festivals.

Available at the Saint Barbara Church Bookstore or order online using PayPal:

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He shows that she is worthy to hear and not to be overlooked, and then He reveals Himself. For she, as soon as she had learnt who He was, would straightway hearken and attend to Him; ...

-St. John Chrysostom, Homily 31 on John 3, 4th Century


St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church
8306 NC Highway 751
Durham, North Carolina 27713-6860